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Broadcast TV Ratings for Monday, July 2, 2007

CBS wins another Monday among households and viewers, while Hell’s Kitchen gives FOX the win among adults 18-49.

CBS finished in first place for the evening with a 4.8/8 household rating and 6.86 million viewers, but was slightly back in second place among adults 18-49 with a 2.1/6 rating.

  • Last Week:
    • 4.8/8 HH rating [#2]
    • 7.21M viewers [#2]
    • 2.2/7 A18-49 rating [#3]
  • Another solid all repeat performance from CBS, despite each series being down slightly from the week prior, gave the network another first place finish among households and viewers. CSI: Miami was also the nights top rated and most watched show among households and viewers.
  • 8:00 & 8:30 p.m.: Back-to-back repeats of The New Adventures of Old Christine (3.7/7 HH rating, 5.22M viewers, 1.5/5 A18-49 rating).
  • 9:00 & 9:30 p.m.: Repeats of Two and a Half Men (5.6/9 HH rating, 8.06M viewers, 2.4/7 A18-49 rating) and How I Met Your Mother (4.2/7 HH rating, 6.03M viewers, 1.9/5 A18-49 rating).
  • 10:00 p.m.: And lastly, a repeat of CSI: Miami (5.9/10 HH rating, 8.31M viewers, 2.5/7 A18-49 rating).

FOX followed tied for second place on the evening among households with a 3.7/6 rating, but was alone in second among viewers with 5.92 million and among adults 18-49 with a 2.8/9 rating.

  • Last Week:
    • 3.2/5 HH rating [#4]
    • 5.39M viewers [#3]
    • 2.5/8 A18-49 rating [#2]
  • 8:00 p.m.: A repeat of Hell’s Kitchen (2.6/5 HH rating, 3.96M viewers, 1.8/6 A18-49 rating).
  • 9:00 p.m.: Led into a new episode of Hell’s Kitchen (4.7/8 HH rating, 7.88M viewers, 3.8/11 A18-49 rating) which lost some of its overall audience, but made up for it among adults 18-49, posting by far the highest rating on the evening in the demo (and up from last week as well).
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 4.4/7 to 4.7/8
      • Viewers – 7.22M to 7.88M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.6/10 to 3.8/11

NBC finished tied for second among households with a 3.3/6 rating, but was third among viewers with 4.86 million and among adults 18-49 with a 1.6/5 rating.

  • Last Week:
    • 7.0/12 HH rating [#1]
    • 10.36M viewers [#1]
    • 3.2/9 A18-49 rating [#1]
  • 8:00 p.m.: A repeat of last week’s series premiere of Age of Love (2.6/5 HH rating, 3.61M viewers, 1.3/4 A18-49 rating).
  • 9:00 p.m.: A new episode of Age of Love (3.4/6 HH rating, 4.75M viewers, 1.8/5 A18-49 rating) declined from week two, posting series lows at it dropped by 790,000 viewers (14%), 13% among households and 22% among adults 18-49.
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 3.9/6 to 3.4/6
      • Viewers – 5.54M to 4.75M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.3/6 to 1.8/5
  • 10:00 p.m.: Dateline NBC (3.9/7 HH rating, 5.41M viewers, 1.8/5 A18-49 rating) was off by a large amount from its last newly aired episode, but that was to be expected since that episode was boosted by the interview of the Princes of England. It did however manage to be somewhat even with last week’s airing of the Science of Love special (off only among adults 18-49).
    • Episode-to-episode numbers (Dateline NBC – 6/18/2007):
      • Households – 8.4/14 to 3.9/7
      • Viewers – 12.10M to 5.41M
      • Adults 18-49 – 4.1/12 to 1.8/5
    • Last week’s numbers (Science of Love: A Modern Dating Experiment):
      • Households – 3.4/6
      • Viewers – 5.18M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.2/6

ABC followed in fourth place for the evening with a 3.8/7 household rating, 5.70 million viewers and a 2.2/7 rating among adults 18-49.

  • Last Week:
    • 3.3/6 HH rating [#3]
    • 4.57M viewers [#4]
    • 1.8/5 A18-49 rating [#4]
  • Most notable for ABC was the network got very solid results out of the return of Extreme Makeover (the original version).
  • 8:00 p.m.: A repeat of Wife Swap (3.7/7 HH rating, 5.45M viewers, 2.0/7 A18-49 rating). 3.6/6 5.08 1.9/6
  • 9:00 p.m.: The return of Extreme Makeover (4.0/7 HH rating, 6.08M viewers, 2.2/6 A18-49 rating) not only improved the time slot dramatically over last week’s repeat of Nanny 911, but also grew very respectably from its last airing back in October of last year. That weak airing caused ABC to immediately pull the remaining episodes in the time slot. Judging from this first rating, it doesn’t appear that’ll happen this time. The show was up by 1.25 million viewers (26%), 18% among households and 47% among adults 18-49 from that last airing.
    • Episode-to-episode numbers (Friday, 10/20/2006):
      • Households – 3.4/6 to 4.0/7
      • Viewers – 4.83M to 6.08M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.5/5 to 2.2/6
  • 10:00 p.m.: A repeat of Supernanny (3.8/7 HH rating, 5.58M viewers, 2.3/7 A18-49 rating).

The CW was left for a fifth place finish with a 1.0/2 household rating, 1.41 million viewers and a 0.5/2 rating among adults 18-49.

  • Last Week:
    • 1.2/2 HH rating [#5]
    • 1.72M viewers [#5]
    • 0.7/2 A18-49 rating [#5]
  • The CW got its usual below average numbers out of its comedy lineup, with each half-hour down from the prior for the entire evening.
  • 8:00 & 8:30 p.m.: Repeats of Everybody Hates Chris (1.1/2 HH rating, 1.55M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating) and All of Us (1.0/2 HH rating, 1.45M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating).
  • 9:00 & 9:30 p.m.: Repeats of Girlfriends (1.0/2 HH rating, 1.32M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating) and The Game (1.0/2 HH rating, 1.31M viewers, 0.5/1 A18-49 rating).


Note: Network average numbers from the week prior are based on fast national data. Comparison’s from the week prior (or episode-to-episode, etc.) on specific shows are based on final national data. Ratings for the current day are based on fast nationals. (Expect all three scenarios to be the case at all times, unless otherwise noted). The final rating for first-run episodes that aired this evening will be reported the following week. So for example, the final rating for tonights episode of “Two and a Half Men-REPEAT” will be reported in next weeks report for Monday, July 9, 2007.

Also keep in mind that because these are fast national ratings, numbers may increase or decrease when the final nationals are released.

Source: Fast/Final National Ratings Data from Nielsen Media Research and PIFeedback

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